The man had had a distinguished career. He had been a United States Congressman. He had been the head of the C.I.A. He has been Ambassador to the United Nations. He had been the Chief Liaison Officer in China. He had been Chairman of the Republican National Committee. He had been Vice-President of the United States. He had been President of the United States. But when his life in public office ended George Bush said that he still had the three most important titles he had ever held: husband, father and grandfather.

-Robert Shannon, Preaching May/June 1998